Tag: vintage books

Stacking the Shelves #202

Posted August 9, 2020 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 0 Comments
Stacking the Shelves #202

Stacking the Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality what’s the buzz: weekly round-up and book haul I’ve been really terrible at keeping up with blogging this not just this week but all month (I’m obviously counting July in this)! I really need to start compiling posts and scheduling them ahead of time but I just can’t seem to properly knuckle down and get cracking. It’s been […]

Stacking the Shelves #201

Posted July 11, 2020 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 0 Comments
Stacking the Shelves #201

Stacking the Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality what’s the buzz: weekly round-up and book haul Well, it’s been pretty quiet on the western front – I kinda took a two week break from blogging – hadn’t planned on it but sometimes you need to take a step back every so often to avoid blogger burnout! It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago so […]

Stacking the Shelves #200

Posted June 21, 2020 by Brin in Memes, Stacking The Shelves / 0 Comments
Stacking the Shelves #200

Stacking the Shelves – a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality what’s the buzz: weekly round-up and book haul It has been a pretty quiet couple of weeks, truth be told. I’ve been trying to catch up with my reading and gaming mostly. The weeks seem to be dragging on right now and I’m finding myself with very little to say. 🙁 The Untamed acrylic stand from Aitai Kuji, Reach […]

Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High

Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High

Cover Retrospective: Sweet Valley High The Sweet Valley High covers (the originals, at least) were iconic. I first came across them in my local library and I was hooked in by the glamorous cover models and soft pastel palettes. The covers were painted by James Mathewuse, a book cover artist known for his work on the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series (incidentally, he also created the cover art for […]

Sweet Dreams to Stardom

Sweet Dreams to Stardom

Sweet Dreams to Stardom I have done similar posts about famous people appearing on young adult book covers (see posts here and here) but I thought it would be fun to do a post focusing on the Sweet Dreams series of romance books. When researching the aforementioned posts, I noticed that there were a lot of familiar faces on Sweet Dreams covers though I couldn’t corroborate most of them. There […]